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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Frederik Pohl; Lester del Rey
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LibriVox recording of Preferred Risk by Frederik Pohl; Lester del Rey. Read in English by Nick Bulka The Company insures you against everything. Everything except war, that is. But they've put an end to wars (or so they claim). The Company also controls everything. Including all the sources of weapons. The Company is dedicated to the happiness of mankind (or so they claim). Medical Treatment and Law Enforcement are just a few of the other services they provide to the entire world. Claims...
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by Wilhelm Stekel
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LibriVox recording of The Depths of the Soul by Wilhelm Stekel. (Translated by Samuel A. Tannenbaum.) Read in English by Lee Smalley; Eric Hodges ; jenno; Jill Preston; deongines; 5Tommy00; Shasta; Kenzie Tartaglione; Deanna Strauss; Larry Wilson; Lazlo; Mike Pelton Wilhelm Stekel was an Austrian physician and psychologist and one of Freud’s earliest followers. This title, originally published in 1921, was the author’s favorite of his own work. Covering a variety of topics he takes a...
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by Yoritomo Tashi
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LibriVox recording of Common Sense, How to Exercise It by Yoritomo Tashi. (Translated by Lily Berthelot De La Boileverie.) Read in English by Thomas Rose One of three seminal philosophical works by the twelfth century Japanese Shogun, Yoritomo-Tashi. (From the Preface) He knows how to clothe his teachings in fable and appealing legend, and his exotic soul, so near and yet so far, reminds one of a flower, whose familiar aspect is transmuted into rare perfume. By him the sternest questions are...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, self help, Japanese, medeval
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by Homer
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LibriVox recording of Homer's Iliad translated by Samuel Butler, read by LibriVox volunteers. The Iliad, together with the Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The poem is commonly dated to the 8th or 7th century BC, and many scholars believe it is the oldest extant work of literature in the Greek language, making it the first work of European literature. The existence of a single author for the poems is disputed as the poems themselves show...
Topics: LibriVox, audio books, poetry, Ancient Greece, Greece, Homer, Iliad, mythology
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by Marcus Aurelius
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Marcus Aurelius wrote Meditations in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement. These memos survive and continue to inspire others to this day. These writings take the form of quotations varying in length from one sentence to long paragraphs. He explicates the Stoic philosophy that the only way a man can be harmed by others is to allow his reaction to overpower him. He shows no particular religious faith in his writings, but seems to...
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LibriVox recording of The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus by Marcus Aurelius. (Translated by George Chrystal.) Read in English by realisticspeakers; George Allen; Gemma L Myers; Kuba Orłowski; yonesantana; AlextheYounger; DrPGould; pyfeman43; Linda Johnson The Meditations is divided into 12 books that chronicle different periods of Marcus' life. Each book is not in chronological order and it was written for no one but himself. The style of writing that permeates the text...
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by Herbert Arthur Parkyn
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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by Florence Scovel Shinn
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LibriVox recording of The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Scovel Shinn. Read by Amy Conger. Florence Scovel Shinn, an illustrator living in New York City, became a teacher of New Thought after a divorce. New Thought was a movement which holds the belief that individuals can create their own reality through intentional thoughts and prayer, much like the current Law of Attraction movement. The Game of Life and How to Play It is her first book, and is remarkable for being written by a...
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by W. O. E. Oesterley
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LibriVox recording of Immortality and the Unseen World, by W. O. E. Oesterley. Read by JoeD. The full title of this book is Immortality and the Unseen World - A Study in Old Testament Religion . Oesterley describes the beliefs that pre-Christian Hebrews and Semites held regarding the afterlife and the immortal nature of humans. The nature, form and evolution of these beliefs are derived from the Tanakh (Old Testament), comparisons with the beliefs and mythologies of neighboring cultures, and...
Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, mythology, religion, anthropology
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Ocean of Compassion (Gyalwa Gyatso) Buddhist Center
by Mempa Yangdron Kalzang
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Tibetan Medicine Series with Mempa Yangdron Kalzang Learning your Constitution to Achieve Better Health Saturday, April 25, 2015 1:00pm – 2:30pm According to Tibetan Medicine, one of the world’s oldest healing traditions, the human body is composed of three forces (nyepas) that are responsible for mental and physical well-being. Everyone is born with a predominance of one or more of these forces or energies, referred to as the person’s constitution. Knowing your constitution and achieving...
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Secrets of Alchemy
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LibriVox recording of Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Vol. 2. by Charles Mackay. Read in English by Matt Markgraf; DrPGould; HarmonicPearl; Linda Johnson; Greg Giordano; kish; Robert Robinson; Devorah Allen; Bill Mosley; Sondra Robinson "Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one." "In reading the history of nations, we find that, like...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, crusades, religion, Crime, crowd behavior and psychology, witch mania, duels
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Librivox recording of Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Volume I by Charles Mackay. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. The book chronicles and vilifies its targets in three parts: "National Delusions", "Peculiar Follies", and "Philosophical Delusions". The subjects of Mackay's debunking include alchemy, beards (influence of politics and religion on), witch-hunts, crusades and duels. Present day writers on economics, such as Andrew...
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Peter Robbins - Wilhelm Reich, Post War History and the Discovery of Orgone Energy, Tuesday September 16th, 2014,. The common functioning principle unifying the science of Orgonomy, founded by Dr. Wilhelm Reich, is the study of how energy functions in the living and the non-living realms involving biology, psychology, meteorology, cancer research, sociology, human sexuality, child rearing, political science and ufology, among other areas of study. Orgonomy challenges many precepts and physical...
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LibriVox recording of Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The Book of the Spiritual Man by Patanjali. (Translated by Charles Johnston.) Read in English by Maggie Russell. This is Charles Johnston's translation of and commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Johnston's interpretation of this seminal yogic text focuses on "the birth of the spiritual from the psychical man." - Summary by Maggie Russell. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by MassageASMR
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Head & Face Massage Therapy is a great way to relax, reduce stress and just wind down. Watching Massage is a common trigger of ASMR the tingling sensation you might feel as you wach someone giving & recieving a massage. My favorite is Indian Head Massage the best example is Baba the Master of the World Greatest Head Massage Video's, he is my inspiration for much of my work. His massage's focus on massage & healing with his energy work to help the client have one of the most relaxing...
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by Mark Phillips (Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer)
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LibriVox recording of Brain Twister, by Mark Phillips. Read by Catharine Eastman. "Mark Phillips" is, or are, two writers: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer. Their joint pen-name, derived from their middle names (Philip and Mark), was coined soon after their original meeting, at a science-fiction convention. Both men were drunk at the time, which explains a good deal, and only one has ever sobered up. A matter for constant contention between the collaborators is which one....
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by William Strunk Jr.
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LibriVox recording of The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. The Elements of Style (1918) by William Strunk, Jr. is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the best-known and most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading in U.S. high school and university composition classes. The original 1918 edition of The Elements of Style detailed eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary...
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by Jewish Publication Society of America
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LibriVox recording of The Holy Scriptures According To The Masoretic Text A New Translation: Genesis by The Jewish Publication Society of America (1917). The first book of the Pentateuch - Genesis. Presented according to weekly parshah. Praised are You, Adonai, Our G-d, ruler of the Universe, who has made us holy with commandments and commanded us to engage in the study of Torah. (Summary by Linette Geisel and traditional prayer) Parshat descriptions provided by Wikipedia. For further...
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by Henry Kuttner
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LibriVox recording of The Creature From Beyond Infinity , by Henry Kuttner. Read by Mark Nelson. A lone space traveler arrives on Earth seeking a new planet to colonize, his own world dead. At the same time a mysterious plague has infected Earth that will wipe out all life. Can a lone scientist stop the plague and save the world? Or will the alien find himself on another doomed planet? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Mackenzie Pearceq
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Life Coaching Lessons
Topics: Coaching Lessons, education
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by Andre Norton
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LibriVox recording of The Time Traders, by Andre Norton. Read by Mark Nelson If it is possible to conquer space, then perhaps it is also possible to conquer time. At least that was the theory American scientists were exploring in an effort to explain the new sources of knowledge the Russians possessed. Perhaps Russian scientists had discovered how to transport themselves back in time in order to learn long-forgotten secrets of the past. That was why young Ross Murdock, above average in...
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by John McTaggart
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LibriVox recording of The Unreality of Time, by John McTaggart Read by Carl Manchester. John McTaggart was a British metaphysician and philosophical idealist. In this famous article for the periodical Mind, he introduced the notion of the A, B and C series, which was to become a leading theory in explaining the nature of time. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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The author's preface to the printed book on science and religion, Isis Unveiled. Read by Fredrik Montelius.
Topics: Blavatsky, H.P Blavatsky, Isis Unveiled, Philosophy, Religion
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This is the complete double volume of The Secret Doctrine as a community text audiobook. Currently, I re-edit and remaster some of the sound files to make them an easier listen, in some instances for example by digitally reducing reading speed. I am in no way a professional reader or actor, and my shortcomings as a reader will be evident. On the other hand, I have lived with The Secret Doctrine for decades, which at any rate makes for some familiarity with the topics contained therein. Please...
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Topics: H.P. Blavatsky, Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine, Philosophy, Theosophy,...
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by E. E. Smith
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LibriVox recording of First Lensman by E. E. Smith. Read in English by Mark Nelson The Secret Planet. No human had ever landed on the hidden planet of Arisia. A mysterious space barrier turned back both men and ships. Then the word came to Earth, "Go to Arisia!", Virgil Samms of the Galactic Patrol went--and came back with the Lens, the strange device that gave its wearer powers no man had ever possessed before. Samms knew the price of that power would be high. But even he had no idea...
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by E. E. “Doc” Smith
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LibriVox recording of Triplanetary, first in the Lensman Series by E. E. "Doc" Smith. Read by Phil Chenevert. Triplanetary was first serialized in Amazing Stories in 1934. After the Lensman series became popular, Smith took his Triplanetary story and turned it into the first of the Lensman series, using it as a prequel to give the back story for the protaganists in the Lensmen series. He added 6 new chapters, doubling it in size and it's really a different book from the serialized...
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by Fritz Leiber
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LibriVox recording of Kreativity for Kats & Other Stories by Fritz Leiber. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Here are three stories by the inimitable Fritz Leiber, all from Galaxy Magazine: Kreativity for Kats 1961 - aliens do live among us; The Last Letter from Galaxy 1958 - a hand written letter paralizes the postal service; and The Big Engine, 1962 - what makes everything go? perhaps this man is right. All are different and all are very enjoyable. - Summary by Phil chenevert For further...
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by Bhakti Seva
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LibriVox recording of THE HINDU BOOK OF ASTROLOGY, by BHAKTI SEVA. Read by JILL PRESTON. "Each person is born in or under one of the twelve signs of the Zodiac and is thus influenced throughout life by the planetary conditions at their time of birth. By referring to your sign, which is indicated by your date and month of birth you can determine your natural tendencies and what is best for you to attract. No matter what one of the twelve signs of the Zodiac you are born under, you can...
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Topics: astrology, science, philosophy, psychology
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by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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LibriVox recording of A Guide to Health by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. (Translated by A. Rama Iyer.) Read in English by Mike Pelton; Phil Chenevert; Jacqui Castle; Subhash Chander; tovarisch; Kalynda Mahatma Gandhi, known today as a fascinating political leader and pacifist, also considered himself "something of an authority on matters of Health and Disease as well. Very few of us perhaps are aware that he is the author of quite an original little Health-book in Gujarati. [...] His views...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, food, India, sex, medicine, air, exercise, earth, health, water, diet,...
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Dr. Herbert Shelton Natural Hygiene Lectures Mp3s
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by John Wood Campbell Jr.
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LibriVox recording of Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell, Jr. Read by Mark Nelson. The famous scientific trio of Arcot, Wade and Morey, challenged by the most ruthless aliens in all the universes, blasted off on an intergalactic search for defenses against the invaders of Earth and all her allies. World after world was visited, secret after secret unleashed, and turned to mighty weapons of intense force--and still the Thessian enemy seemed to grow in power and ferocity. Mighty...
Topics: audiobooks, Librivox, sci-fi, science fiction, classic sci-fi, space, aliens
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by G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. Most Eugenists are Euphemists. I mean merely that short words startle them, while long words soothe them. And they are utterly incapable of translating the one into the other, however obviously they mean the same thing. Say to them "The persuasive and even coercive powers of the citizen should enable him to make sure that the burden of longevity in the previous generation does not become disproportionate...
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by Henri Bergson
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LibriVox recording of An Introduction to Metaphysics, by Henri Bergson. Translated by T.E. Hulme. An Introduction to Metaphysics ( Introduction a la Metaphysique ) is a 1903 essay by Henri Bergson that explores the concept of reality. For Bergson, reality occurs not in a series of discrete states but as a process similar to that described by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Reality is fluid and cannot be completely understood through reductionistic analysis, which he said "implies that we...
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by David Hume
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LibriVox recording of An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, by David Hume. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume's masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sought to reach a wider audience, and to dispel some of the virulent criticism addressed toward the former book. In it, Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche. (Summary...
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by Thomas H Huxley
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Librivox recording of Has a Frog a Soul? by Thomas H. Huxley. Read by CarlManchester Thomas Huxley, known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his championing and development of Darwinism, was perhaps the most important Victorian biologist after Darwin himself. This speech to the Metaphysical Society in 1870 is one of Huxley's best known texts outside the sphere of his specialism, and remains read today by students of philosophy. In it, Huxley argues from the results of vivisection to...
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by Lao Tzu
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LibriVox recording of Laotzu's Tao and Wu Wei, by Lao Tzu; translation by Dwight Goddard, Henri Borel, and M.E. Reynolds. Read by Melanie Schleeter McCalmont and Jc Guan. The classic of the Way and of High Virtue is the Tao Teh Ching. Its author is generally held as a contemporary of Confucius, Lao Tzu, or Laozi. The exact date of the book's origin is disputed. The book is divided into two parts, the Upper Part and the Lower Part. The Upper Part consists of chapters 1-37, and each chapter...
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by Confucius
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LibriVox recording of The Sayings of Confucius, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Promoting virtues such as filial devotion, compassion, loyalty, and propriety, these dialogues between the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius and his disciples comprise the crux of Confucianism. (Summary by Andrea L). For more information on LibriVox, or to volunteer, please see: http://librivox.org/ Download M4B(45MB)
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by Confucius
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LibriVox recording of The Analects of Confucius, translated by William Jennings. Read by Jing Li. The Analects, or Lunyu, also known as the Analects of Confucius, are considered a record of the words and acts of the central Chinese thinker and philosopher Confucius and his disciples, as well as the discussions they held. Written during the Spring and Autumn Period through the Warring States Period (ca. 475 BC - 221 BC), the Analects is the representative work of Confucianism and continues to...
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by Arthur Schopenhauer
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LibriVox recording of The World as Will and Idea, Volume 1 by Arthur Schopenhauer Schopenhauer used the word "will" as a human's most familiar designation for the concept that can also be signified by other words such as "desire," "striving," "wanting," "effort," and "urging." Schopenhauer's philosophy holds that all nature, including man, is the expression of an insatiable will to life. It is through the will that mankind finds all...
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by Arthur Schopenhauer
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LibriVox recording of The World as Will and Idea, Vol. 3 of 3 by Arthur Schopenhauer. (Translated by R. B. Haldane.) Read in English by Expatriate In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiably seeks to be satisfied. Each human Subject observes the Objects around her from the perspective of that fundamental Will working within each person. The human observer is distracted by the details of life and...
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by Arthur Schopenhauer
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Controversy (or The Art of Being Right), by Arthur Schopenhauer. Translated by T. Bailey Saunders. Read by Carl Manchester. The Art of Controversy (or The Art of Being Right) (Die Kunst, Recht zu Behalten) is a short treatise written in 1831 by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer in which he presents thirty-eight methods of gaining an unfair advantage in a debate and thereby being right even if you are wrong. Schopenhauer champions the virtue of...
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by Arthur Schopenhauer
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LibriVox recording of Studies in Pessimism, by Arthur Schopenhauer. Read by D. E. Wittkower. Arthur Schopenhauer, an early 19th century philosopher, made significant contributions to metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. His work also informed theories of evolution and psychology, largely through his theory of the will to power – a concept which Nietzsche famously adopted and developed. Despite this, he is today, as he was during his life, overshadowed by his contemporary, Hegel....
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by Arthur Schopenhauer
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LibriVox recording of The World As Will and Idea, Vol. 1 of 3 by Arthur Schopenhauer. (Translated by R. B. Haldane; J. Kemp.) Read in English by Expatriate In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiably seeks to be satisfied. Each human Subject observes the Objects around her from the perspective of that fundamental Will working within each person. The human observer is distracted by the details of...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, epistemology, immanuel kant, schopenhauer, ontology, aesthetics
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by Alfred North Whitehead
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LibriVox recording of The Concept of Nature, by Alfred North Whitehead. In The Concept of Nature , Alfred North Whitehead discusses the interrelatedness of time, space, and human perception. The idea of objects as 'occasions of experience', arguments against body-mind duality and the search for an all-encompassing 'philosophy of nature' are examined, with specific reference to contemporary (Einstein, with whose theory of relativity he has some complaints) and ancient (Plato, Aristotle)...
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by David Hume
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LibriVox recording of A Treatise Of Human Nature, Volume 2, by David Hume. Read by George Yeager This book, published in two volumes called "books" by the author, is a treatment of everything from the origin of our ideas to how they are to be divided. It includes important statements of Scepticism and Hume's experimental method. Part 1 deals with the nature of ideas. Part 2 deals with the ideas of space and time. Part 3 deals with knowledge and probability. Part 4 deals with skeptical...
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by David Hume
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LibriVox recording of 'A Treatise Of Human Nature', Volume 1 by David Hume. Read by George Yeager. This book, published in two volumes called "books" by the author, is a treatment of everything from the origin of our ideas to how they are to be divided. It includes important statements of Scepticism and Hume's experimental method. Part 1 deals with the nature of ideas. Part 2 deals with the ideas of space and time. Part 3 deals with knowledge and probability. Part 4 deals with...
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Librivox recording of Tao Teh King , by Lao-Tze. Read by Eric S. Piotrowski Lao-Tze's Tao Teh King illuminates The Tao: a guiding principle of the universe and all within it. By exploring the nature of dualities and complements, Lao-Tze dissects strength and weakness; presence and absence; life and death. The Tao Teh King has served as a foundation for centuries of philosophy and wisdom. (Summary by Eric S. Piotrowski) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text,...
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by Lieh Tzu
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A Librivox recording of Yang Chu's Garden of Pleasure, the Yang Chu chapter of the Lieh Tzu (book 7), translated by Professor Anton Forke and with an introduction by Hugh Cranmer-Byng. Read by Chris Masterson. At the Court of Liang at the period of Yang Chu, about 300 B.C., the philosophers were treated as guests of the reigning king, who reserved for them lodging and maintenance, and encouraged all who had any pretence to the pursuit of truth and wisdom. Whether or not Yang Chu was actually a...
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by Herbert Allen Giles
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Librivox recording of China and the Chinese, by Herbert Allen Giles. Read by David Barnes Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University's second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy. This series of lectures, published as "China and the Chinese," was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship...
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by Henry Parker Manning
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LibriVox recording of The Fourth Dimension Simply Explained by Henry Parker Manning. Read in English by Availle. In January 1909 a friend of the Scientific American paid the sum of 500$ which was to be awarded as a prize for the best popular explanation of the Fourth Dimension. The object being to set forth in an essay not longer than 2500 words the meaning of the term so that the lay reader could understand it. 245 essays were submitted, the 500$ prize was awarded to Lieut.-Col. Graham Denby...
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by Randall Garrett
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LibriVox recording of The Highest Treason, by Randall Garrett. Read by Lee Elliott. Set in a future in which humanity’s dream of total equality is fully realized and poverty in terms of material wealth has been eliminated, humanity has straight-jacketed itself into the only social system which could make this possible. Class differentiation is entirely horizontal rather than vertical and no matter what one’s chosen field, all advancement is based solely on seniority rather than ability....
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LibriVox recording of Our Knowledge of the External World: As a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy by Bertrand Russell. Read in English by Landon D. C. Elkind. Bertrand Russell gave the Lowell Lectures in March and April of 1914; these lectures produced 'Our Knowledge of the External World'. Russell attempts to analyze the relationship of the crude data of our senses to the notions of physics such as space, time, and matter. Russell takes his analysis to illustrate the method of logical...
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by Henri Poincaré
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LibriVox recording of Science and Hypothesis, by Henri Poincaré. Jules Henri Poincaré (1854 – 17 July) was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist, and a philosopher of science. As a mathematician and physicist, he made many original fundamental contributions to pure and applied mathematics, mathematical physics and celestial mechanics. He was responsible for formulating the Poincaré conjecture, one of the most famous problems in mathematics. In his research on the three-body...
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by James Allen
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LibriVox recording of The Shining Gateway by James Allen. Read in English by Andrea Fiore. Students of the works of James Allen all over the world will welcome with joy another book from his able pen. In this work we find the Prophet of Meditation in one of his deepest and yet most lucid expositions. How wonderfully he deals with fundamental principles! Here the reader will find no vague statement of generalities, for the writer enters with tender reverence into every detail of human...
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by E. M. Forster
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LibriVox recording of The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster. Read in English by Phil Chenevert "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction story by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in 1909 the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965, it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories. In 1973 it was also included in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two....
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by http://www.Nalanda-University.com - Nalanda College of Buddhist Ayurveda of Nalanda University, part of the 501(c)3 Non-Profit Religious Organization Medicine Buddha Wholistic Ministry – Anonymous American Buddhist Monk of Geluk Nalanda Tradition of Tibet and India, Ayur-Vedic Herbal Medicine Practitioner (http://www.Ayurveda-Berkeley.com – 510-292-6696 in Berkeley, California)
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Introduction to the Comparison of Traditional Chinese Medicine (T.C.M. or Traditional Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture) with Indo-Tibetan Buddhist and Hindu Ayurveda and Tibetan Medicine (Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine - T.A.M.). These Hi-Def HDTV videos and the MP3 audio files are the first in a 3 trimester unit (45 class hours long) series of lectures aimed and comparing, contrasting and synthesizing the 2500 year old practice of Chinese Medicine (Zhong Yi or TCM) with the 2500 year old...
Topics: (Ayurvedic Medicine), TCM301, Acupuncture, Traditional Oriental Medicine, Chinese Medicine, NUT108,...
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Course HRB343 - Ayurveda on Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diarrhea Colitis Crohn's - Indian, Tibetan and Chinese Medicine Diagnosis Etiology Pathology and Herbal Nutrition Treatment Source Material from Medicine Buddha Healing Center (http://www.Ayurveda-Berkeley.com) and their Ayurveda Healing Arts Institute (http://www.Ayurveda-California.com) - Clinical Ayurvedic Herbalist (CAH) Herbal Certification Distance Learning Program Correspondence Course of Buddhist Ayurveda Medicine with interpretations...
Topics: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Diarrhea, Crohn's Disease, Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Pitta Dosha,...
Source: Medicine Buddha Healing Center - http://www.Ayurveda-Berkeley.com and the Ayurveda Healing Arts Institute http://www.Ayurveda-California.com
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by Maurice Grenville Kains
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LibriVox recording of Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation, Harvesting, Curing and Uses by Maurice Grenville Kains. Read in English by crystalarmeta; Sarah B. This book describes use and care, and growing of herbs for cooking, healing and other interesting miscellaneous information related to herbs. - Summary by Crystalarmeta For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by Arthur Gray
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LibriVox recording of The Little Tea Book by Arthur Gray. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. After all, tea is the drink! Domestically and socially it is the beverage of the world. There may be those who will come forward with their figures to prove that other fruits of the soil—agriculturally and commercially—are more important. Perhaps they are right when quoting statistics. But what other product can compare with tea in the high regard in which it has always been held by writers...
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by Okakura Kakuzo
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Librivox recording of The Book of Tea , by Okakura Kakuzo. The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo in the early 20th century. It was first published in 1906, and has since been republished many times. - In the book, Kakuzo introduces the term Teaism and how Tea has affected nearly every aspect of Japanese culture, thought, and life. The book is noted to be accessibile to Western audiences because though Kakuzo was born and raised Japanese, he was trained from a young age to speak English;...
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by Silvanus P. Thompson
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LibriVox recording of Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus P. Thompson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Calculus Made Easy: Being a Very-Simplest Introduction to Those Beautiful Methods of Reckoning which Are Generally Called by the Terrifying Names of the Differential Calculus and the Integral Calculus is is a book on infinitesimal calculus originally published in 1910 by Silvanus P. Thompson, considered a classic and elegant introduction to the subject. (from Wikipedia) Some calculus-tricks...
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Librivox recording of Prime Numbers A recording of the first 2000 prime numbers (2-17389). Recommended listening for math fanatics and insomniacs! For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (412MB)
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by Various
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Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. However, it is hoped that at least one from the range of topics here presented will lull the busy mind to a state of sweet sleep. (Introduction by Cori Samuel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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LibriVox recording of Insomnia Collection, Vol. 1. Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. However, it is hoped that at least one from the range of topics here presented will lull the busy mind to a state of sweet sleep. Introduction by Cori Samuel. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Yacki Raizizun
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LibriVox recording of The Secret of Dreams , by Yacki Raizizun. A guide to different kinds of dreams, their meanings, and how they influence our waking lives. (Summary by Andrea Fiore) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Read by Andrea Fiore For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B...
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by Ray Cummings
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LibriVox recording of The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Ray Cummings. Read by Richard Kilmer. While examining a golden ring under a microscope, a chemist discovers a sub-atomic world. During his examination of this world he sees a beautiful young girl. After developing chemicals that will allow him to either shrink or grow larger in size, he and three friends journey to this small world. ( Summary by Richard Kilmer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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by St. Teresa of Avila
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LibriVox recording of The Relations of Saint Teresa of Avila by St. Teresa of Avila. (Translated by David Lewis.) Read in English by Ann Boulais The Relations (in Spanish Relaciones) is an extention of St Teresa's Autobiography. In The Relations she tells of her inner and outer experiences in the form of letters. - Summary by Ann Boulais For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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